Disabling autoupdates in Windows Server 2008

Windows Update

This manual covers the procedure for disabling the autoupdate procedure in Windows Server 2008.

To do this, open the Server Manager through the taskbar:

Disabling autoupdates W-2008 - server manager start

In the "Server Manager" window, click on "Configure Updates".

Disabling autoupdates W-2008 - configure updates

Then in the „Windows Update“ window press "Change settings".

Disabling autoupdates W-2008 - change settings

 Then select "Never check for updates (not recommended)". Then click "OK" to apply the changes.

Disabling autoupdates W-2008 - never check set

Next, in the Server Manager, we see that the current Windows settings are set to "Do not check for updates".

Disabling autoupdates W-2008 - never check result

Done.